Northern Ontario Government Funding for Small Business and Community Expansion

The Northern Ontario Development Program (NODP) is the flagship program of the regional economic development agency for Northern Ontario (FedNor). NODP features several programs and initiatives to stimulate economic investment and innovation in Northern Ontario communities. NODP Program Funding Grants for Small Business Development The Northern Ontario Development Program features 3 key initiatives that provide…

Growing Forward 2 Policy Provides Canadian Agricultural Funding for Small Business

CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO–(Dec. 19, 2012) – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) recently announced three new Canadian Government funding programs that will come into effect on April 1, 2013 under the funding umbrella Growing Forward 2. The announcement addressed important questions mentioned in our previous article on the potential funding changes in the New Growing Forward 2 Policy Framework….

Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) Newcomer Program

If you have recently moved to Canada and are between the ages of 18-39 that has a feasible business idea and are looking for guidance, I strongly recommend you contact the Canadian Youth Business Foundation. What does the Newcomer Program offer? The Newcomer Program provides you with all the benefits of CYBF’s other programs. This…

Small Business Funding Grants Focused on Business Expansion

Small Business Funding Grants Focused on Business Expansion

CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO – (Marketwire – Nov 14, 2012) The Ministry of Economic Development & Innovation (MEDI) has released two new Ontario government grants & loans programs: (1) the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund and (2) the Eastern Ontario Development Fund. The goal of these funding programs are  to provide financial assistance and incentives to promote regional…

Northern Ontario Development Program: Business Growth and Competitiveness Funding for Small Business

FedNor is a Canadian Government funding organization that offers financing and government grant funding for small businesses in Northern Ontario through programs such as their Northern Ontario Development Program (NODP). FedNor sets high priority for business growth and competitiveness strategies by providing wage subsidies and government funding for small business capital investments and hiring activities….

Funding for Small Business: Community Futures Program

This Canadian government funding program currently supports 61 Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDC) in Ontario – where FedDev Ontario serves 37 rural Eastern and Southern Ontario and the remainder are served by FedNor. This Ontario government funding program helps SME’s in rural Ontario expand and stabilize their business to maintain or create jobs. Canadian Government…

SOFII Government Funding for Investment in Innovation Release

SOFII Government Funding for Investment in Innovation Release

The Southern Ontario Fund for Investment in Innovation (SOFII), a Canadian government funding program, was first showcased in a blog in early July 2012. FedDev Ontario announced that this $20M investment, funded by their Prosperity Initiative, would support SME’s across Southern Ontario. The Canadian Government Funding program is  divided into two regional areas with involvement…

Southern Ontario Fund for Investment in Innovation (SOFII) Released

Canadian SMEs are paramount to Canada’s economic performance as they employ over half the nation’s workforce and make significant contributions to Canada’s GDP. Innovation is critical to the growth of Canadian SMEs, allowing them to create high-value job opportunities and shape a prosperous economic future in any community. With these realizations, FedDev Ontario has recently…

Mentor Works Canadian Government Funding Newsletter

Mentor Works offers a variety of free resources for Canadian small businesses to help navigate the vast amount of Canadian government funding programs offered to SMEs throughout the country. We have provided this type of specialized business support service to accelerate the growth of hundreds of Canadian companies. Mentor Works posts updates on various grants,…

Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-Economy (CRIBE)

The Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-Economy (CRIBE) is a new provincial grant funding for business program, created to transform the forest products industry in Northern Ontario. CRIBE is an independent, not-for-profit research corporation that partners with other relevant organizations to provide them with Ontario business grants to direct and turn research results…